'Prince: Before the Rain': See 7 early photos of The Purple One

On Thursday, November 1, photographer Allen Beaulieu will celebrate the release of Prince: Before the Rain, a collection of photographs from Prince's early career. Join him at Electric Fetus for a launch party featuring rock writer Jim Walsh, Revolution member Dez Dickerson, and tunes from Curtiss A; click here for more info. Before the Rain is available via the Minnesota Historical Society.